Recommended Course of Study

Students engaged in the CLC participate in two components of the program: (1) A recommended course of study, and (2) an approved externship with a wildlife, fisheries, or natural resources management agency or NGO.

(1) Course of Study:

Required Courses

• Wildlife Law (2 Credits)
• Administrative Law (3 Credits)

Recommended Courses

• Quantitative Analysis for Lawyers (3 Credits)
• Land Use Planning (3 Credits)
• Energy Law & Policy (2 Credits)
• Analytical Methods for Lawyers-Statistics (1 Credit)
• Environmental Law (3 Credits)
• Directed Study (2-4 Credits) (Topic approval required)
• Undergraduate or Graduate Level Coursework in Ecology, Wildlife Management, Fisheries Management, Forestry, or other natural resources management as approved by the program director in consultation with the College in which the course is offered. (Variable Credit; approval required)

(2) Externship

Participants must complete a 3 – 6 credit externship with a natural resources management agency or NGO such as: the Association of Fish & Wildlife Agencies, a state Department of Natural Resources, or equivalent. All externships are subject to approval by the program director.

This is a recommended course of study. As with similar programs at the Law College, the Conservation Law Center will not appear as a separate notation on your transcript.